The bright tropical flavors of papaya, coconut and lime come together in these delicious bar cookies, while our creamy White Confectionary Drops add extra richness and sweetness.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 35 min

Total time: 40 min

Tropical Papaya Bars
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 15 servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease 8-inch by 12-inch baking pan.

  2. Combine flour, ginger, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium mixing bowl, and whisk to incorporate. Whisk together brown sugar, oil, egg, vanilla and lime zest in large mixing bowl until smooth. Stir in lime juice and milk.

  3. Add dry ingredients to wet, along with papaya and half of confectionary drops, stirring until just combined. Be careful not to over-mix.

  4. Spread batter evenly over bottom of prepared pan using spatula. Sprinkle coconut and remaining confectionary drops evenly over top.

  5. Transfer to oven and bake until golden-brown on top, about 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool completely in pan before slicing into 15 bars.